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Frank James Mcgarr

Biography of Frank James McGarr

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): McGarr
  • First Name: Frank
  • Middle Name: James
  • Date of Birth: February , 25 , 1921
  • Place of Birth (POB): Chicago , Illinois (US-IL, IL, 17, Ill., Il., Ills., Ill's)
  • Date of Death: January , 6 , 2012
  • Place of Death (POD): Downers Grove , Illinois (US-IL, IL, 17, Ill., Il., Ills., Ill's)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Frank James McGarr Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Richard M. Nixon ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 09/22/1970
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Well Qualified
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 84 Stat. 294
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 09/22/1970
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 10/07/1970
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 10/08/1970
  • Commission Date: 10/14/1970
  • Date of Service as Chief Judge (begin): 1981
  • Termination of Service as Chief Judge (Date): 1986
  • Retirement from Active Service: 06/30/1986
  • Date of Termination: 01/15/1988
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Retirement

Frank James McGarr in the Law School

  • Name of School: Loyola University Chicago
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (A.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1942

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Loyola University Chicago School of Law
  • Degree: Juris Doctor (J.D.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1950

Frank James McGarr Career Path


  • U.S. Army, 1942-1945
  • Assistant to the president, Loyola University Chicago, 1946-1952
  • Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1952-1954, 1958-1969, 1988-2012
  • First assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of Illinois, 1954-1958
  • First assistant attorney general, State of Illinois, 1969-1970


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